Augustine is an award-winning Filipino Canadian pianist whose solo, chamber and concerto performances have taken him across the United States, Canada and Italy. At the age of 15, Augustine won the gold medal at the Technics World Music Festival. He subsequently won the grand prize in several provincial and national piano competitions.
Augustine completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal with high distinction, and received his Graduate Performance Diploma as a full scholarship student at The Boston Conservatory. While at The Boston Conservatory, Augustine won first prize at the annual Concerto Competition, earning him a performance of Gershwin’s Concerto in F with The Boston Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Bruce Hangen at Harvard University’s Sanders Theater. He has also performed on numerous occasions as part of The Boston Conservatory’s Piano and Chamber Music Honors Concerts.
Augustine recorded for the CBC after having been selected through the competitive “auditions jeunes artistes d’Espace musique de Radio-Canada”. He currently records for studio, film and television, and is a proud member of Materia Collective.
Past teachers have included Michael Lewin, Henri Brassard, Kathleen Solose, and Raoul Sosa.